Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 238 235
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +35
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 1,892 2,176 2,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.44% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.56% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,559 1,984
UK median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £56,644
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +1.51% +7.89%
10th Percentile £32,375 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £113,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112,971 139,264 162,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.89% 92.23% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89,540 110,017 132,506
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 1,722 £60,000 +4.35% 406
London +8 941 £70,000 +7.69% 151
UK excluding London +33 870 £50,000 - 295
South East +11 310 £52,500 -9.87% 70
North of England +49 221 £45,000 +12.50% 92
Midlands +12 112 £41,750 -18.14% 36
North West +44 110 £55,000 +37.50% 50
Yorkshire +27 94 £42,500 - 30
West Midlands +33 85 £45,000 -20.35% 25
South West +31 75 £44,990 -10.02% 21
Scotland +40 73 £50,000 -16.67% 29
East of England +34 60 £52,500 -12.50% 36
East Midlands +11 24 £32,732 -18.03% 11
North East +20 18 £32,500 -23.20% 12
Wales -4 13 £47,000 +3.42% 5
Northern Ireland - 11 £27,500 - 6

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 737 (38.95%) SQL
2 611 (32.29%) Analytics
3 574 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
4 529 (27.96%) Finance
5 480 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
6 356 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
7 348 (18.39%) Python
8 336 (17.76%) SQL Server
9 324 (17.12%) Data Quality
10 317 (16.75%) Microsoft
11 315 (16.65%) AWS
12 302 (15.96%) Data Modelling
13 285 (15.06%) Azure
14 269 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
15 243 (12.84%) ETL
16 231 (12.21%) Web Services
17 228 (12.05%) Degree
17 228 (12.05%) Big Data
18 226 (11.95%) Data Governance
19 221 (11.68%) Data Architecture
20 209 (11.05%) Data Analytics
21 201 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
22 192 (10.15%) Migration
23 190 (10.04%) Management Information System
24 189 (9.99%) Project Management
25 188 (9.94%) Oracle
25 188 (9.94%) Java
26 187 (9.88%) Power Platform
27 184 (9.73%) Machine Learning
28 181 (9.57%) Power BI

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (3.96%) SAS
2 74 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 56 (2.96%) Confluence
5 34 (1.80%) Apache
6 20 (1.06%) IIS
7 15 (0.79%) ArcGIS
8 14 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.53%) Apache Pig
10 10 (0.53%) GeoServer
11 7 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.26%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.90%) SPSS
5 16 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) Revit
8 3 (0.16%) Stata
9 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 82 (4.33%) Markit EDM
2 78 (4.12%) Eagle PACE
3 77 (4.07%) PolarLake
4 39 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.79%) NetSuite
6 14 (0.74%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.42%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.42%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.32%) SAP MDG
10 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.26%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.21%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
12 3 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 315 (16.65%) AWS
2 285 (15.06%) Azure
3 187 (9.88%) Power Platform
4 80 (4.23%) Office 365
5 76 (4.02%) SaaS
6 62 (3.28%) GCP
7 52 (2.75%) PaaS
8 46 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (2.11%) Serverless
10 34 (1.80%) Amazon S3
11 33 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
12 32 (1.69%) IaaS
13 24 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 20 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
14 20 (1.06%) Google Analytics
15 19 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (1.00%) GitHub
16 14 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.06%) Internet
2 36 (1.90%) Firewall
3 25 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.06%) Network Security
5 18 (0.95%) VPN
6 17 (0.90%) DNS
6 17 (0.90%) LAN
7 15 (0.79%) SAN
8 14 (0.74%) Intranet
8 14 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 14 (0.74%) NAS
8 14 (0.74%) WAN
9 12 (0.63%) VLAN
10 11 (0.58%) DHCP
11 8 (0.42%) MPLS
12 7 (0.37%) VoIP
13 6 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.21%) FTP
14 4 (0.21%) HTTP
15 3 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
2 336 (17.76%) SQL Server
3 228 (12.05%) Big Data
4 181 (9.57%) Power BI
5 173 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 139 (7.35%) Relational Database
8 120 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 119 (6.29%) NoSQL
10 98 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
11 87 (4.60%) Hadoop
12 86 (4.55%) MySQL
13 71 (3.75%) RDBMS
14 63 (3.33%) Data Lake
15 51 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
15 51 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 44 (2.33%) QlikView
17 42 (2.22%) Snowflake Schema
18 39 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 37 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 106 (5.60%) JIRA
2 69 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 28 (1.48%) ERwin
5 22 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 17 (0.90%) Gerrit
8 17 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (0.79%) Gradle
9 15 (0.79%) LSMW
9 15 (0.79%) Selenium
9 15 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (0.74%) Maven
10 14 (0.74%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.42%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.42%) kappa
12 8 (0.42%) Postman
12 8 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 529 (27.96%) Finance
2 112 (5.92%) Banking
3 107 (5.66%) Marketing
4 93 (4.92%) Front Office
5 83 (4.39%) Legal
6 79 (4.18%) Retail
7 78 (4.12%) Public Sector
8 65 (3.44%) Back Office
8 65 (3.44%) Telecoms
9 46 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 38 (2.01%) Law
11 34 (1.80%) Advertising
12 28 (1.48%) Publishing
13 17 (0.90%) Local Government
14 15 (0.79%) Digital Economy
15 14 (0.74%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.63%) Automotive
16 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.58%) Police
Job Titles
1 312 (16.49%) Architect
2 297 (15.70%) Developer
3 284 (15.01%) Analyst
4 164 (8.67%) Data Architect
5 151 (7.98%) Consultant
6 118 (6.24%) Data Manager
7 113 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 110 (5.81%) Data Analyst
9 89 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
10 84 (4.44%) Administrator
11 77 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 69 (3.65%) Data Engineer
13 67 (3.54%) Business Analyst
14 62 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
14 62 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 59 (3.12%) Java Software Developer
16 51 (2.70%) AWS Developer
16 51 (2.70%) Support Analyst
17 48 (2.54%) Java Engineer
18 47 (2.48%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (12.21%) Web Services
2 124 (6.55%) .NET
3 86 (4.55%) HTML
4 85 (4.49%) CSS
5 66 (3.49%) XML
6 58 (3.07%) J2EE
7 49 (2.59%) AngularJS
7 49 (2.59%) J2SE
8 48 (2.54%) gRPC
9 46 (2.43%) Dropwizard
10 45 (2.38%) REST
11 43 (2.27%) JSON
12 39 (2.06%) Kafka
12 39 (2.06%) Spring
13 32 (1.69%) RESTful
14 28 (1.48%) SOAP
15 26 (1.37%) .NET Framework
15 26 (1.37%) React
16 23 (1.22%) .NET Core
17 22 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 269 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 130 (6.87%) Reference Data
4 88 (4.65%) Derivative
5 83 (4.39%) Fixed Income
6 82 (4.33%) Hedge funds
7 81 (4.28%) Equities
8 62 (3.28%) Data Structures
9 51 (2.70%) Pricing Data
10 44 (2.33%) Data Centre
11 42 (2.22%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.74%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.32%) User Experience
15 23 (1.22%) Cloud Native
15 23 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 23 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
17 19 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.87%) Windows
2 96 (5.07%) Linux
3 45 (2.38%) Unix
3 45 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 39 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.90%) Android
6 14 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.63%) VMS
8 8 (0.42%) Solaris
8 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (32.29%) Analytics
2 574 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
4 302 (15.96%) Data Modelling
5 243 (12.84%) ETL
6 226 (11.95%) Data Governance
7 221 (11.68%) Data Architecture
8 209 (11.05%) Data Analytics
9 201 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
10 192 (10.15%) Migration
11 189 (9.99%) Project Management
12 184 (9.73%) Machine Learning
13 180 (9.51%) Asset Management
13 180 (9.51%) Data Analysis
14 174 (9.20%) Software Engineering
15 172 (9.09%) Data Integration
15 172 (9.09%) Visualisation
16 169 (8.93%) Mentoring
17 160 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 154 (8.14%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 737 (38.95%) SQL
2 348 (18.39%) Python
3 188 (9.94%) Java
4 166 (8.77%) R
5 136 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 101 (5.34%) C#
7 83 (4.39%) T-SQL
8 39 (2.06%) Scala
8 39 (2.06%) VBA
9 36 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 29 (1.53%) C
11 27 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.16%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.06%) Ruby
14 17 (0.90%) ABAP
14 17 (0.90%) C++
15 16 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.74%) PHP
16 14 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 228 (12.05%) Degree
2 49 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.32%) MCSE
6 24 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.95%) MCSA
8 14 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.69%) PhD
10 11 (0.58%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.58%) Postgraduate
11 10 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.42%) CISM
12 8 (0.42%) CISSP
12 8 (0.42%) MCP
12 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (17.12%) Data Quality
2 126 (6.66%) QA
3 99 (5.23%) GDPR
4 35 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.59%) SLA
6 14 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.53%) PMO
8 8 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.32%) COBIT
9 6 (0.32%) IFRS
9 6 (0.32%) NIST
10 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.16%) COSO
11 3 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.16%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 66 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.59%) Docker
3 23 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.58%) HDFS
5 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.16%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.053%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 39 (2.06%) HP ALM
2 30 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.00%) Puppet
4 16 (0.85%) Ansible
4 16 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.79%) SCCM
6 13 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (0.58%) Terraform
8 6 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.16%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.11%) EnCase
10 2 (0.11%) FTK
10 2 (0.11%) Istio
10 2 (0.11%) Oozie
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) WSUS
11 1 (0.053%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.053%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 317 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 188 (9.94%) Oracle
3 139 (7.35%) Tableau
4 103 (5.44%) SAP
5 99 (5.23%) Informatica
6 91 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
7 86 (4.55%) Bloomberg
8 85 (4.49%) Google
9 56 (2.96%) Reuters
10 53 (2.80%) IBM
11 46 (2.43%) Sybase
12 40 (2.11%) HP
13 39 (2.06%) CA
13 39 (2.06%) Delphix
14 28 (1.48%) Databricks
14 28 (1.48%) Teradata
15 26 (1.37%) VMware
16 25 (1.32%) Cloudera
17 24 (1.27%) Pardot
18 22 (1.16%) Alteryx